Calendar of Events

Mar
4
Mon
Clearing the Confusion @ Lourdes Youth Services
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – May 6 @ 3:30 pm
Apr
24
Wed
Free Seminar on Joint Health @ Holiday Inn Downtown Binghamton
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Lourdes for a free information session on Wednesday, April 24 at 6 pm at the Holiday Inn Downtown. Meet Dr. Rob VanGorder, Lourdes Orthopedic Surgeon and find out about the range of services Lourdes offers to help you take the first step toward less pain.

Learn about:
• The right time to start thinking about joint replacement, whether it’s shoulder, knee or hip.
• Shoulder replacement and how much function you can expect to return
• The difference between a partial knee and a total knee replacement
• Innovations in total joint surgery

Light refreshments will be served.

 

May
11
Sat
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training @ Chenango Health Network
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Chenango Health Network will be offering two free Youth Mental Health First Aid classes in May 2019. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

Classes
Saturday May 11, 2019 from 8am to 5pm
Or
Thursday May 16, 2019 from 8:30am – 12:30pm and Wednesday May 22, 2019 from 12:30pm-4:30pm (Must complete both sessions to receive certificate)

To register:
Call Chenango Health Network at 607-337-4128

May
16
Thu
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training @ Chenango Health Network
May 16 @ 8:30 am – May 22 @ 4:30 pm

Chenango Health Network will be offering a free Youth Mental Health First Aid class in May. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

Classes
Thursday May 16, 2019 from 8:30am – 12:30pm and Wednesday May 22, 2019 from 12:30pm-4:30pm (Must complete both sessions to receive certificate)

To register:
Call Chenango Health Network at 607-337-4128

May
20
Mon
Cracked, Not Broken: A Kevin Hines Story @ Chenango Arts Council
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
21
Tue
Cracked, Not Broken: A Kevin Hines Story @ DoubleTree by Hilton
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
May
22
Wed
Clearing the Confusion @ Lourdes Hospital, East-West Dining Room
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm
May
29
Wed
Symposium on Resilience in Celebration of Community Action Month @ Corning Community College - Main Campus
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. presents: Symposium on Resilience In Celebration of Community Action Month

Join us on May 29, 2019, from 9am-4pm at Corning Community College Main Campus at 1 Academic Drive Corning, NY 14830
A key contributor to the film Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope is coming to our area.

Meet our Keynote Speaker and Trainer:
Laura Porter of ACE Interface
For nearly two decades, Laura Porter directed a statewide family-community-state partnership that successfully implemented ACE Study concepts in Washington State. In partnership with over 30 communities and nine Tribes, she developed a model for increasing the capacity of communities to prevent ACEs and their effects. Laura now works with leaders in over 30 states, providing education, facilitation, and empowerment strategies for building Self-Healing Communities.

What You Will Learn:
• A broader understanding of strategies for resilience and self-healing communities
• Insight on the appropriate use of the ACE Questionnaire in service settings
• Ideas for applying this learning in your sphere of influence
• A deeper understanding of NEAR Science (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, ACEs, Resilience)

SUNY CCC will issue a Certificate of Completion to all participants.

Afternoon breakout sessions will include
• Introductory track: will feature a screening of the film Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.
• Intermediate track: will feature sessions led by Ms. Porter that provide deeper understandings and tools.

May
31
Fri
Communication & Information/Community and Health Services @ Binghamton University Downtown Center
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Description
In 2018, New York State became the first state in the country to become part of the AARP Age-Friendly Network. As New York continues to lead the way, the HealthlinkNY Community Network is offering a series of free workshops for local municipalities interested in learning more about becoming an AARP Age-Friendly Community. Through this series, local municipalities and their interested partners will learn more about planning to become an Age-Friendly Community and will hear from other communities and content experts on how to make communities livable for people of all ages.

This session will focus on the Domains of Communication, Information, and Community and Health Services. Participants will learn about strategies to promote effective communication, improve access to information, and create accessible and affordable options for health care. Parking and lunch is provided at no charge to participants.

Jun
21
Fri
Creating an Age-Friendly Community @ Binghamton University Downtown Center
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Description
In 2018, New York State became the first state in the country to become part of the AARP Age-Friendly Network. As New York continues to lead the way, the HealthlinkNY Community Network is offering a series of free workshops for local municipalities interested in learning more about becoming an AARP Age-Friendly Community. Through this series, local municipalities and their interested partners will learn more about planning to become an Age-Friendly Community and will hear from other communities and content experts on how to make communities livable for people of all ages.

In this final session participants will have an opportunity to share their progress on becoming an age-friendly community as well as learn about potential funding strategies and sources to support their work on becoming an age-friendly community. Parking and lunch is provided at no charge to participants.